BVM&S, MVM, PhD, DEIM, DipECEIM, FRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Equine Medicine
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Specialist Equine Internal Medicine, Rossdales Equine Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Newmarket
Celia Marr trained in equine internal medicine, initially in University of Glasgow and then with a Fulbright Scholarship, at New Bolton Centre, University of Pennsylvania. She has held academic posts in Cambridge University and the Royal Veterinary College, and she spent three years in first opinion, primarily racehorse practice in Lambourn. Since 2003, Celia has lead the team providing medical services at Rossdales Equine Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Newmarket. Celia also contributes to Rossdales Laboratory’s clinical pathology service and provides telephone advice for veterinary practitioners to support their investigations of horses with medical disorders. Celia has experience in all aspects of general internal medicine and has particular interests in cardiac disease and intensive care for horses of all ages. Celia has particular expertise in echocardiography, exercising and ambulatory ECG, transvenous electrocardioversion and other intensive therapy for cardiac arrhythmias. Her primary clinical location in Newmarket has facilities for neonatal and adult intensive care, cardiac catheterisation, intracardiac and exercising electrocardiography, computed tomography and chest and abdominal radiography and ultrasonography. 3 dimensional echocardiography is the most recent innovation in her service.
Celia Marr has a wide range of publications on medical disorders of the horse, including Co-editing the textbook, Cariology of the Horse. Her research has focussed in particular on cardiovascular disease and exercise-associated cardiac dysrhythmias in equine athletes. She is currently overseeing a survey of post-race cardiac rhythm disturbances in British racehorses and a survey of horse heart health with UK Polocrosse Association.